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Equis is working to create a better understanding of Latino communities

Equis is working to: create a better understanding of Latino communities, invest in innovative approaches to reach and engage them, and uplift the Latino leaders of tomorrow who will implement and carry forward this important work. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations. Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, combatting disinformation, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs.

Our Values

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Embrace Truth & Complexity

We are bold, and do not shy away from big challenges and questions.

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Get
Stuff Done

We focus on impact while being action-oriented, balancing intention, speed and need.

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Drive
Innovation

We are the Gold Standard of Latino research. Using digital experimentation, media monitoring, testing, and more.

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Foster Generosity & Inclusivity

We show up with compassion and care. We are not proprietary.

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Cultivate
Learning

We are an evergreen, curious team committed to growth.

Open Roles

Chief of Partnerships and Communications

Chief of Partnerships and CommunicationsABOUT Equis is a set of organizations working to create a better understanding of Latinos, innovate new approaches to reach and engage them, invest in the leadership and infrastructure for long-term change and increased engagement. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations. Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs.POSITION SUMMARY We envision a world where Hispanic/Latines feel influential and powerful, and where we feel at home in our families, communities, and our country. Reporting to the Equis Chief of Staff, Equis is seeking a dynamic and experienced Chief of Partnerships and Communications to lead strategy development and implementation of external communications and partnerships work. Partnerships and communication is core to the success of Equis and our mission. A successful candidate will have experience in national leadership roles, strong relationships across the Latino/progressive/political ecosystem, experience managing communications and/or narrative strategy, as well as be a strong organizational + team manager and leader.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Strategy Development and Implementation Design and implement Equis’ external partnerships and communications strategy to strengthen and expand Latino infrastructure advancing our mission of investing in the leadership and infrastructure for long-term engagement of Latinos through research, innovation, relationships and thought leadership. Identify opportunities for partnerships and develop initiatives for relationship building, cultivation and leadership development through the advancement of key narratives across the political spectrum. Maintain and expand Equis relationships across the political spectrum - from Members of Congress, Administration, to key leaders across other organizations and institutions. Support strategy development of Moonshot projects, acting as a thought partner and potential manager of project directors.Press and External Communications Design and implement press strategy based on Equis' long-term goals and objectives and serve as spokesperson on behalf of Equis in both Spanish and English language media.Develop and implement a strategic communications plan, focused on building Latinx movement, civic engagement, and political infrastructure and response. Develop strategy for deploying other influencers and spokespeople in advancement of the Latino narrative. Arrange and attend press conferences, and media appearances in both Spanish and English language as required. Manage Press Secretary and other communications consultants. Support larger narrative project related to Latino power and influenceOrganizational Leadership Serve as a key member of the Equis leadership team, working closely with executive leadership to develop systems and strategies that strengthen Equis’ role as a thought leader in the industry. Manage a growing partnerships team, including Equis’s Director of Program Implementation, responsible for advancing implementation of our research with core and strategy partners through a robust cycle of engagement. Working alongside the Chief of Moonshots Strategy, and Equis leadership team, support the development of long-term Latino narrative infrastructure that includes shaping messaging strategy at the state and national level and narrative dissemination about Latino political power and influence. Develops systems with the Chief of Staff to strengthen and streamline internal workflows related to partnerships and communications.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 10-12 years of advanced campaign, communications and partnerships experience Strong staff management experience with direct oversight and execution over strategy and program within high-level political, corporate, or cultural organizations. Demonstrated ability to translate ideas into strategy and action. At least 5 years of direct experience (preferably on the record) working with press and reporters, with a track record of successfully advancing/shifting key narratives. Demonstrated experience and leadership managing high level relationships that yield long-term results and deep knowledge of the nuances along with relationships across the progressive ecosystem (national and state based). Outstanding collaboration skills with diverse audience groups. History and understanding of political nuances and deep familiarity with the societal, cultural, and political landscape of the Hispanic and Latino community. Demonstrated history of proactive attitude and high degree of self-direction; with a history of positively collaborating with high-level principals. Deep understanding of and experience in connecting interlocking strategies in program implementationStrong written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate priorities, needs and expectations Experience in facilitating short, mid, and long-term project development with detail oriented program management while addressing sensitive timelines, deadlines, and competing prioritiesComfortable in the fast paced environment Comprehensive ability to communicate in Spanish Preferred Qualifications 12+ years of advanced experience in partnerships, communications, campaignExperience working in a start-up environment5+ years demonstrated “on the record” experience with press, reporters, and media relationsExperience utilizing ClickUp, Google Suites softwareFluency in Spanish, including ability to deliver Spanish language interviewsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.COMPENSATION & BENEFITS This is a fully remote (USA only), full time position with occasional domestic travel and a competitive salary range of $165,000-$210,000 per year. This salary range represents a good faith estimate of what Equis may pay for this position at the time of posting. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as budget availability and commensurate with the selected candidates’ experience. Equis offers medical, dental, vision coverage ( at no premium), 4% employer match 401K, and excellent vacation, sick and personal leave. HOW TO APPLY Please send your resume and cover letter here or via our career page. Equis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Equis is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Should you need reasonable accommodation, due to a disability, for any part of the recruitment process, please contact hr at equislabs dot us. 

Development Associate

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATEABOUT Equis is a set of organizations working to create a better understanding of Latinos, innovate new approaches to reach and engage them, invest in the leadership and infrastructure for long-term change and increased engagement. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations. Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs.POSITION SUMMARY At Equis, we envision a world where Latinos feel powerful and influential. In 2022, Equis launched  a series of “moonshots” designed to build Latino political and cultural power – necessary pieces for our community to meet its full electoral potential. Our “moonshots” offer new thinking and leadership. A 5-10 year program, the moonshots seed, build, and scale efforts that fill gaps in our infrastructure. The Development Associate is a passionate advocate for Latino voters and will play a critical role in service of our strategy. As a member of the Development team, the primary responsibility is building a portfolio of prospects and donors to support key areas of work, including the moonshots and organizational research. The Development Associate will engage in and be responsible for all aspects of the donor development cycle, including donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, acknowledgment, and stewardship. This income-generating position reports directly to the Chief of Development. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Identify major gift prospects. Analyze and predict a donor’s propensity, capacity and enthusiasm to give. Gather pertinent data to determine the best candidates for the major gifts program. Move prospective donors along the donor pipeline, investing time and energy to build strong relationships and set up strong solicitations. Stewardship of major gift donors. Develop personalized stewardship strategies that continue the major gift relationship for future renewals or multi-year gifts.Oversee grant workflow processes - from grant application to final grant report working with key staff to ensure each project and/or program meets reporting benchmarks and expectations; Work collaboratively, under the direction of the Chief of Development with Equis’ Executive Leadership Team and Moonshot Directors to reach organization wide fundraising goals. Execute and report on quarterly/annual fundraising plans, donor solicitations identification, cultivation and stewardship efforts.  Maintain strong records, tracking prospects and donor contacts using organization tools and tracking methods. Ensure that all donor information entry, storage and special requests are recorded and accomplished. Familiarization with Equis’ goals, programs, and financial needs for funder materials and presentations. Assist with other fundraising projects as requested.QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate for this position has:  Demonstrated commitment to Equis’ mission, values and principles. Superb organizational skills, including being highly organized, detail oriented, able to prioritize, track and meet deadlines. Has the ability  to manage multiple projects, plan backwards, anticipate obstacles, troubleshoot, and make smart judgment calls as needed. High level of discretion in maintaining confidentiality of sensitive materials and issues.Excellent interpersonal skills, assertive written and verbal communication, and readiness to ask for and provide assistance and support to team members, and the ability to keep focused on the overall goal and mission. Proven track record of building donor relationships, closing gifts in the five and six-figure range, and upgrading donors. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computerCOMPENSATION & BENEFITS This is a fully remote (USA only), full-time position with occasional domestic travel and a competitive salary range of $75,000-$90,000/year. This salary range represents a good faith estimate of what Equis may pay for this position at the time of posting. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as budget availability and commensurate with the selected candidates’ experience. Equis offers medical, dental, vision coverage at no premium, 4% employer match 401K, and excellent vacation, sick and personal leave.   HOW TO APPLY Please send your resume and cover letter here or via our career page. Equis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Equis is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please email hr at equislabs dot us 

Partnerships Manager

PARTNERSHIPS MANAGERABOUT Equis is working to: create a better understanding of Latino communities, invest in innovative approaches to reach and engage them, and uplift the Latinx leaders of tomorrow who will implement and carry forward this important work. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on over 40,000 interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations.  Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Latinx-focused programs. POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Director of Program Implementation, Equis is seeking a motivated and collaborative Partnerships Manager to support and enhance the life cycle of partnership engagement of the Partnerships team. The Equis Partnerships team seeks to strengthen and expand long-term partnerships with stakeholders across Equis priority states. A successful candidate will have a strong understanding of in-state progressive and political strategy development, experience leading partner communications, developing partner materials, and providing strategic support for labor, c3, and c4 groups. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a fast-paced environment, and will be as detail oriented as they are passionate about the issues affecting Hispanic and Latino communities. This position is permanent and full-time. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Partner Communication Serving as the primary point of contact, incumbent will receive all incoming partner requests reviewing and determining initial responses and or routing to the Director of Program Implementation and/or other department leads.Oversee the development of regular partner communication materials, working closely with the Partnerships Associate to ensure that Equis partners and allies are receiving latest news and information about program offerings. Working closely with the Director of Program Implementation, produces high quality, digestible reports, briefings, and trainings for partners that highlight key takeaways from research findings and recommendations.  In-State Partnership Liaison  In collaboration with the Director of Program Implementation and Equis leadership team, develops in-state Equis research and program strategies.Serve as lead Equis staff in briefing in-state partners/tables as needed/requested, including leading and executing external communication, logistics and project management.Lead partner 1:1's, work groups and events with Equis’ state-based partners. Where appropriate based on partner projects, lead in-state partner accountability to ensure timely progress on goal progression and proactively communicate status/milestones, including addressing roadblocks, with in-state partners.Work closely with internal Equis Research, Digital Innovation, Media Monitoring, and Data / Targeting teams to build a strong feedback loop between in-state stakeholder  needs and Equis. Strengthen and expand long-term partnerships with stakeholders across Equis priority states. Logistics Coordination & Support Serve as lead coordinator on executing in person and virtual logistics, briefings, and trainings including communications, agendas, catering, travel, tech support, lodging, transportation, etc.Serve as a reference in coordinating activities related to Disinformation sessions, and/or Latinati, and/or upcoming conferences. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 4-6 years of professional experience within political advocacy, or campaign related workExperience in a mission-driven organization, with proven ability to develop and implement plans and track, prioritize, and balance an assortment of ongoing responsibilities and competing deadlinesFacility and skill with CRM management systems, particularly project management integration, with a track record of stewarding sensitive and confidential information Rigorous attention to detail coupled with superb organizational skillsDemonstrated experience exemplifying Equis’ mission, values and principles with clear experience in utilizing sound judgment and  tactfully taking initiativeComfort with a fast moving, transparent, and feedback driven culture  PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS   5+ years of experience within a mission-driven organization focused on government, politics, research, public policy, and or a closely aligned field Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience1-2+ years of experience with ClickUp and MailChimp (If no experience with these platforms, Equis will train)Experience leading organizing teams, and/or developing state-based digital programsExperience working with Latino communities in the South, and/or Mid-AtlanticSpanish language fluency (reading, writing, speaking)  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer  COMPENSATION & BENEFITS This is a fully remote (USA only), full-time position with occasional domestic travel and a competitive salary range of $80-$95k/year. This salary range represents a good faith estimate of what Equis may pay for this position at the time of posting. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as budget availability and commensurate with the selected candidates’ experience. Equis offers medical, dental, vision coverage at no premium, 4% employer match 401K, and excellent vacation, sick and personal leave. HOW TO APPLY Please send your resume and cover letter here or via our career page. Equis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Equis is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please email hr at equislabs dot us. 

Senior Advisor, Latino Talent and Special Projects

Senior Advisor, Latino Talent and Special Projects  ABOUT Equis is a set of organizations working to create a better understanding of Latinos, innovate new approaches to reach and engage them, invest in the leadership and  infrastructure for long-term change and increased engagement. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations.  Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs. POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Equis President & CEO, Equis is seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Advisor, Latino Talent and Special Projects to lead the development and implementation strategies for several critical programs that seek to build the next generation of Latino leaders who will work across all facets of American democracy and culture. A successful candidate will be as strong of a strategic thinker as they are passionate about the Latino community. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Manage the Latino Talent Initiative (LTI), a large-scale project that sources talent for federal political appointments, regional boards and commissions, and other roles across the progressive infrastructure. The LTI will grow significantly over the next 1-2 years. Specific scope of work will include:Coordination of three working group principals, prepare for weekly meetings; serve as the primary liaison to working group members and White House Office of Presidential Personnel and other federal agencies;  managing priorities and gathering input and information on an ongoing basis.Develop understanding of Latino talent ecosystem and maintain the master database of Latino candidates (data collection, updating, bio editing); including conducting regular searches for key positions.Develop the initial work plan and strategy for the Latino Genius Moonshot Grant Program, beginning with the development of initial work to develop the framework for the project and key strategic partnerships with external stakeholders. Day-to-day project management of a national Latino leaders network, leading coordination and planning efforts for ongoing engagement. Support ongoing partnership with a digital lifestyle company that elevates, celebrates, and inspires Latino audiences and amplifies their voices.Additional projects supporting strategic initiatives and organizational principals, as needed MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 5-7 years of advanced experience in direct oversight and execution over strategy and program within high-level political, corporate, or cultural organizations Demonstrated history and understanding of political nuances and deep familiarity with societal, cultural, and political landscape Outstanding collaboration skills with diverse audience groups Demonstrated history of proactive attitude and high degree of self-direction; with a history of positively collaborating with high-level principals Strong ability and experience in presenting projects to diverse audiences and external stakeholders Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate priorities, needs and expectations Experience in facilitating short, mid, and long term project development with detail oriented program management while addressing sensitive timelines, deadlines, and competing prioritiesDemonstrated commitment to diversity, representation, talent development and placementPreferred Qualifications   Experience utilizing ClickUp, Google Suites softwareBilingual in Spanish, and/or PortugueseExperience at startups leading strategic initiatives Bilingual in English/Spanish PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.COMPENSATION & BENEFITS This is a fully remote (USA only), full time position with occasional domestic travel and a competitive salary range of $115,000-$140,000 p/year. This salary range represents a good faith estimate of what Equis may pay for this position at the time of posting. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as budget availability and commensurate with the selected candidates’ experience. Equis offers medical, dental, vision coverage at no premium, 4% employer match 401K, and excellent vacation, sick and personal leave. HOW TO APPLY Please send your resume and cover letter here or via our career page. Equis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Equis is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please email hr at equislabs dot us. 

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Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits

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Health Reimbursement

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Dependent Care Flexible Spending

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Life
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Unlimited
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